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Vaccines conquered smallpox and polio, but COVID-19 looks like a tougher battle
For starters, the US has barely reached 25 percent of its vaccination target.
COVID-19 is helping another terrible disease make a comeback in Afghanistan
Due to the pandemic, an estimated 50 million children missed polio vaccines this year.
Researchers may finally know what’s causing the mysterious polio-like illness in kids
A new study adds weight to a growing body of evidence that a virus may be causing acute flaccid myelitis.
A polio-like disease continues to afflict children and baffle researchers
No single virus or pathogen was consistent across all the cases, making it hard to pinpoint what is causing the polio-like symptoms.
Nigeria’s polio eradication campaign could help the U.S. tackle measles
The Africa nation has deftly handled misinformation and suspicion.
A mysterious polio-like illness in children has the CDC baffled
Sudden muscle weakness and paralysis has been hitting young kids, and experts haven't pinned down a cause.
We Might Be Rid Of Polio Very Soon
There have only been nine cases reported this year
New Polio Case Confirmed In Mali
Outbreaks of disease show the difficulty in global eradication
Milestone In Nigeria: One Year Polio-Free
It’s cause for excitement, but there’s more work ahead
How Nigeria’s Anti-Polio Strategy Helped It Wipe Out Ebola
The nation is on track to eliminate wild polio within its borders by the end of the year.